A youth's history of the great Civil War in the United States, from 1861 to 1865
Includes bibliographical references
Written by a sympathizer with the southern cause ; presents a pro-South, pro-state rights, pro-slavery, anti-Republican Party, and anti-Abraham Lincoln view of the Civil War
The causes of the war -- The election of Lincoln -- Secession -- The policy and object of secession -- The beginning of secession -- Efforts of the Democracy to save the Union -- The formation of the new Confederacy -- Mr. Lincoln's journey to Washington and inauguration -- "The first gun of Sumter" -- Mr. Lincoln's first call for troops -- The rush of troops to Washington -- The first great battle -- The campaign in the West -- Campaign in western Virginia and Battle of Leesburg -- Campaign in Kentucky -- Closing events of 1861, and the beginning of 1862 -- The Battles of Shiloh and Pittsburg Landing -- The fall of New Orleans : "Butler the beast" -- Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley -- Embarkation of the Army of the Potomac -- Doings of Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley -- Battle of Fair Oaks and Gaines's Mills -- McClellan's retreat -- The inauguration of a reign of plunder and arson --The Second Battle of Manassas ; Bull Run -- Lee in Maryland ; Battle of Antietam -- Bloody doings in the west -- General Burnside's bloody campaign -- Mr. Lincoln's campaign in the North -- The Battle of Murfreesboro ; doings in the west -- General Hooker's campaign -- The Siege of Vicksburg -- The naval defeat off Charleston ; Gillmore's repulse -- Gen. Morgan's raid into the west ; Chickamauga -- The Confederate Navy and privateers -- Events in the north in 1863 -- The opening events of 1864 -- Gen. Grant's "On to Richmond" -- Sherman's "On to Atlanta" -- The presidential election and other events of 1864 -- Gen. Sherman's march to Savannah and Goldsboro -- Events of 1865 ; General Lee's surrender -- The assassination of Mr. Lincoln -- The capture of Jefferson Davis
Bound in cloth
Copy 2 lacks t.p
Some minimal margin space and skewed pages. Book numbering jumps from page 213 to page 218, there doesn't seem to be any missing text.
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